fentanyl


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fen·ta·nyl

 (fĕn′tə-nĭl)
n.
An opioid narcotic analgesic, C22H28N2O, used in its citrate form to treat chronic pain and before, during, or following surgery.

[Alteration of phen(yl) + (e)t(hyl) + alteration of anil(ine).]

fentanyl

(ˈfɛntəˌnaɪl)
n
(Pharmacology) a narcotic drug used in medicine to relieve pain
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fentanyl - trade names of a narcotic analgesic that can be inhaled and that acts on the central nervous system and may become addictive; used as a veterinary anesthetic and with other drugs before, during, and after surgery; also used as a nonlethal gas to incapacitate people in hostage situations; also abused as a recreational drug
analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller - a medicine used to relieve pain
opiate - a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative
Translations

fentanyl

n fentanilo
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